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Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda to the International Monetary and Financial Committee

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Source: Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda to the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Volume/Issue: 2015/059

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2015

ISBN: 9781498344142

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic reforms, International monetary system, Supply and demand, Low-income developing countries, low-income develop country, euro area, emerge market, advanced economy, potential growth

The Executive Summary is also available in: Arabic , Chinese, French, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. The membership is facing a rapidly changing and uncertain world. The United States is poised to raise interes...

Work In Progress

Work In Progress »

Source: Work In Progress : Improving Youth Labor Market Outcomes in Emerging Market and Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2019/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): JaeBin Ahn , Zidong An , John Bluedorn , Gabriele Ciminelli , Zsoka Koczan , Davide Malacrino , Daniela Muhaj , and Patricia Neidlinger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484393901

Keywords: Labor market reforms, Labor markets, Fiscal reforms, Product markets, Population, Emerging markets, Developing countries, Youth labor markets; emerging market and developing economies; Okun's law; labor and product market institutions; structural reforms, youth labor markets, emerging market and developing economies

Economic development and growth depend on a country's young people. With most of their working life ahead of them they make up about a third of the working-age population in the typical emerging market and developi...

Anchoring Growth: The Importance of Productivity-Enhancing Reforms in Emerging Market and Developing Economies

Anchoring Growth: The Importance of Productivity-Enhancing Reforms in Emerging Market and Developing Economies »

Source: Anchoring Growth : The Importance of Productivity-Enhancing Reforms in Emerging Market and Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2013/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Giang Ho , Kalpana Kochhar , Annette Kyobe , and Robert Tchaidze

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2013

ISBN: 9781616357290

Keywords: Emerging markets, Developing countries, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Fiscal reforms, Manufacturing sector, Labor markets, Labor productivity, Services sector, Total factor productivity

Fostering and sustaining robust economic growth is an imperative across advanced, emerging, and low-income countries alike. Countries will need to focus on supply-side reforms to raise their potential output and an...

How Buoyant is the Tax System? New Evidence from a Large Heterogeneous Panel

How Buoyant is the Tax System? New Evidence from a Large Heterogeneous Panel »

Source: How Buoyant is the Tax System? New Evidence from a Large Heterogeneous Panel

Volume/Issue: 2017/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Dudine , and João Tovar Jalles

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475569797

Keywords: Tax elasticity, Tax systems, Time series, Tax revenues, Low-income developing countries, Developed countries, Business cycles, Emerging markets, Fiscal sustainability, Panel analysis

In this paper we provide short- and long-run tax buoyancy estimates for 107 countries (distributed between advanced, emerging and low-income) for the period 1980-2014. By means of Fully-Modified OLS and (Pooled) Me...

Quota Formula Review - Initial Considerations

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Source: Quota Formula Review - Initial Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2012/029

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498340625

Keywords: International Monetary and Financial Committee, Quota formulas, Quotas, Exchange market rates, Exchange rate markets, Developing countries, Emerging markets, Gross domestic product, quota, openness

Executive Directors welcomed the opportunity to initiate discussions on the quota formula review, which is to be concluded by January 2013. They recalled that the agreement to conduct a comprehensive review of the...

Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda to the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda to the International Monetary and Financial Committee »

Source: Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda to the International Monetary and Financial Committee : Confront Global Challenges Together

Volume/Issue: 2015/020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498344685

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic conditions, Economic integration, Economic reforms, Financial crises, euro area, low-income develop country, emerge market economy, structural reform, advanced economy

Against a backdrop of declining oil prices, sharp variations in exchange rates, and market volatility, global growth remains uneven. The prospect of a new mediocre lingers as medium-term forecasts have been marked...

Managing Director's Consolidated Multilateral Surveillance Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee

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Source: Managing Director's Consolidated Multilateral Surveillance Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Volume/Issue: 2012/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498340601

Keywords: Developed countries, Developing countries, Economic growth, Emerging markets, Fiscal policy, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Managing Director reports, Monetary policy, Multilateral surveillance, Financial crises

After suffering a major setback, global prospects are gradually strengthening again. Improved activity in the United States and better policies in the euro area in response to the deepening economic crisis there ha...

Structural Reforms and Productivity Growth in Emerging Market and Developing Economies*

Structural Reforms and Productivity Growth in Emerging Market and Developing Economies* »

Source: Structural Reforms and Productivity Growth in Emerging Market and Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2016/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Giang Ho , and Annette Kyobe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498306560

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor productivity, Economic Growth, Structural Reforms, Institutions, Emerging Market and Developing Countries, Agriculture, Industry, Services, productivity

This paper empirically assesses the role of structural and institutional reforms in driving productivity growth across countries at different stages of development, using a distance-to-frontier framework. It gauges...

Key Trends in Implementation of the Fund's Transparency Policy

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Source: Key Trends in Implementation of the Fund's Transparency Policy

Volume/Issue: 2011/042

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2011

ISBN: 9781498338738

Keywords: Executive Board documents, Fund policies, Publications, Staff Reports, Transparency, West African Economic and Monetary Union, Developing countries, Emerging markets, Central banks, Exchange rate regimes

At the time of the 2005 review of the Fund's transparency policy, it was agreed that information on key trends in implementation of the transparency policy would be circulated to the Board regularly, along with lis...

2014 Spillover Report

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Source: 2014 Spillover Report

Volume/Issue: 2014/033

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498343206

Keywords: Developed countries, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Emerging markets, Monetary policy, Regional shocks, Spillovers, Economic conditions, Financial crises, Economic stabilization

Global spillovers have entered a new phase. With crisis-related spillovers and risks fading, changing growth patterns are the main source of spillovers in the global economy at this juncture. Two key trends are hig...